Tackling tennis corruption ‘depends on government crackdown on betting regulations’

Tackling tennis corruption ‘depends on government crackdown on betting regulations’

Updated April 26, 2018 19:37:23 A plan to ban the supply of live scores from minor tennis tournaments will not fix the issue of corruption and potential match-fixing, an independent sport integrity expert has warned. The issue, which was raised two years ago by media reports suggesting possible match-fixing at …

Tennis integrity report flags ‘tsunami’ of corruption in lower levels, but ‘problem is low’ at elite level

Tennis integrity report flags ‘tsunami’ of corruption in lower levels, but ‘problem is low’ at elite level

Posted April 26, 2018 08:44:09 Tennis faces “very significant” integrity problems caused by the sharp increase in internet betting, an independent report concluded in its interim finding, with one investigator describing a “tsunami” of corruption at the game’s lower levels. The Interim Report of the Independent Review of Integrity said …

Australia’s top-ranked tennis player Ashleigh Barty announced as Indigenous ambassador

Australia’s top-ranked tennis player Ashleigh Barty announced as Indigenous ambassador

Updated April 14, 2018 14:47:55 Photo: Ashleigh Barty wants to get more Indigenous kids playing tennis. (ABC News: Mitch Abram) Related Story: Aboriginal youth award winner calls for more remote cricket Australia’s top-ranked tennis player, Ashleigh Barty, will become Tennis Australia’s Indigenous ambassador, as part of a push to promote …

Commonwealth Games: 11-year-old Welsh table tennis sensation Anna Hursey drawing crowds – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: 11-year-old Welsh table tennis sensation Anna Hursey drawing crowds – Commonwealth Games 2018

Posted April 06, 2018 14:30:33 Photo: Anna Hursey is a household name in Wales, but her feats in her opening match are gaining her plenty of attention in Australia. (Reuters: Jeremy Lee) Australia, meet Anna Hursey — a shy, unassuming girl who at the age of just 11, is a …

Meet Nola, the world’s third-best tennis player … in the over-80s women’s seniors

Meet Nola, the world’s third-best tennis player … in the over-80s women’s seniors

Posted March 25, 2018 13:36:30 Photo: Nola Collins is world number three in her age division. (Facebook: Tennis Seniors Queensland 2017) Think of Australian tennis greats and names like Rod Laver, Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong-Cawley come to mind. But Nola Collins is older than all of them and is …